Midwest RUG Meeting



Friday, October 18, 2019

Dominican University
7900 West Division Street
River Forest, IL 60305


This RUG Meeting provides a forum in your "neighborhood" to network, exchange ideas and share best practices with local peers to help you maximize your Jenzabar solutions. Join us to interact with an active and engaged network of users and tap into the power of the Jenzabar community. This event is open to all CX, EX, JX and Jenzabar One users across campus.

Presentations from this meeting that have been shared with Jenzabar are posted online at


Registration closed on Oct 10.
There is no registration fee to attend this meeting and lunch is included.
Contact rugs@jenzabar.com with questions.

We want to hear from you! Have you instituted a process or customized a report to make your department more efficient? Do you have a time-saving technique or innovative approach that you would be willing to share? We would enjoy hearing more about it. If you are interested in doing a presentation or leading a roundtable discussion at your local RUG meeting, please contact rugs@jenzabar.com. Learn from each other - your contributions will help make this meeting a success!

AGENDA (subject to change):

8:30 - 9:00AM Continental Breakfast & Networking (Parmer Silveri Atrium)
  Check in for the day and join your fellow colleagues for morning refreshments
  Want a tour of Dominican University? Students/staff will be available to walk you around campus
9:00 - 9:20AM Welcome and Overview of Schedule (Parmer 108)
  Jill Albin Hill - Vice President, Technology and Operations, Dominican University
  Terri Shimkus – Fiscal Manager, Dominican University
9:30 - 10:15AM Breakout Sessions
  Jenzabar Analytics – Erik Nilsson, Jenzabar (Parmer 114)
  CX Product Line Update – Melanie Strodtman, Jenzabar (Parmer 113)
  Jenzabar Managed Services Options – Gus Ortiz, Jenzabar (Parmer 108)
  Preparing Your Campus for the Next Generation of Students – Virgil Lloyd, Nelnet (Parmer 107)
10:30 - 11:15AM Breakout Sessions
  Creating Electronic Tests/Quizzes in eLearning – Phillip Alsup, Maranatha Baptist University (Parmer 107)
  Jenzabar One Housing Overview – Jeff Elliott, Jenzabar (Parmer 108)
  Events Management, Recurring Events – Amanda Nott, Jenzabar (Parmer 109)
  Cognos – Barb DeYoung, Jenzabar (Parmer 113)
11:30 - 12:15PM Breakout Sessions
  Pushing the Limits of FormFlows and Workflows – Henrique Donati, Wartburg College (Parmer 109)
  Recruitment Vision – Amanda Nott, Jenzabar (Parmer 108)
  CX 10 User Interface Demo & Questions – Melanie Strodtman, Jenzabar (Parmer 113)
  Don’t Fear the Eval – Brian Hopewell, Campus Labs (Parmer 107)
12:15 - 1:30PM Lunch & Jenzabar One Update (Parmer Silveri Atrium)
  Enjoy lunch followed by a Jenzabar One update from Jeff Elliott of Jenzabar
1:45 - 2:30PM Breakout Sessions
  Jenzabar Cybersecurity Services – Gus Ortiz, Jenzabar (Parmer 107)
  Jenzabar Advancement – Barb DeYoung, Jenzabar (Parmer 109)
  Jenzabar Academic Planning – Jeff Elliott, Jenzabar (Parmer 113)
  Putting it All Together to Successfully Launch a New Division: Student Success & Engagement – Susie Nies and Michael Lango, Dominican University (Parmer 108)
2:45 - 3:15PM Roundtable Discussions
  Business Office – facilitated by Doris Dumas, Dominican University
IT - facilitated by Pete Peterson & Steven Plane, Dominican University
Registrar's Ofice - facilitated by Deb Grieco, Midwestern University
  Other Topics TBD
3:15 - 3:30PM Closing Remarks (Parmer Silveri Atrium)



~The Carleton of Oak Park  (708) 848-5000
~Harvey House Bed & Breakfast  (708) 848-6810
~Comfort Inn O'Hare  (847) 635-1300
~Comfort Suites O’Hare  (847) 233-9000
~Hampton Inn O’Hare  (847) 671-1700
~Holiday Inn O’Hare  (773) 693-5800
~Courtyard by Marriott Chicago Oakbrook Terrace  (630) 691-1500

Campus Map & Parking:
The meeting will begin in the Eloise Martin Recital Hall, located in the Fine Arts Building (#4 on map).
Parking on campus will be free the day of the RUG Meeting. Parking Lot E and the parking garage are closest to the meeting location. To avoid receiving a parking citation, please do not park in lots A or B.

Contact RUGS@jenzabar.com


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